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A WYFF News 4 ulocal user captured video of the money that spilled on Interstate 85 Monday morning. 
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A man is facing charges in connection with an explosion at a car wash, according to Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller. 
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Seven former dancers charged after an undercover operation at Platinum Plus were expected in court on Tuesday. 
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Sen. Lindsey Graham spoke live on the Today Show Wednesday. He spoke about the Iran deal and Donald Trump's presidential run. 
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Two adults, a child and a teenager were found dead Wednesday morning at a home in Holly Hill.
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An investigation is underway after deputies say a Honea Path police officer was killed by his own duty weapon over the weekend.
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An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway Patrol has taken down the Confederate flag that has flown on the grounds of the Statehouse for more than 50 years.
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Vincent Sheheen talks about cultural division in South Carolina during Confederate flag debate. 
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Michael Cogdill is blessed as one of the most honored television storytellers in America.

His cache of awards includes 29 Emmys and the National Edward R. Murrow for a broad range of achievement, from live reporting to long-form storytelling. His honors include multiple anchor of the year and journalist of the year awards.

Michael’s television credits include not only WYFF4, but also CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and The Today Show. His interview credits are about as varied as you can get: The Reverend Billy Graham, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Abby Hoffman, Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator John McCain, Howard K. Smith, James Brown, and countless eminent members of Congress along with other key newsmakers around the country. His coverage credits include Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States and major figures in entertainment.

Michael is a sought-after speaker and writer. His Southern novel, She-Rain, launched in 2010 to broad acclaim. Michael is also the writer of a hard-cover children's book, Cracker the Crab and the Sideways Afternoon, a little beach tale telegraphing the power of small acts of love. Michael is currently at work on a new Southern novel, For The Love of Honeysuckle Road.

Michael was born in Asheville, North Carolina, the son of a truck driver and a mill worker. He is extremely proud of his working-people roots, drawing on their deep wisdom and life lessons each day. Michael is a cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a degree in communications, emphasis on the liberal arts. He married Jill Kremer Cogdill in 1985. Michael counts it a blessing to anchor the 6:00 and 11:00 news weeknights on WYFF News 4.



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